IFFHS honored World’s best national Coach, Goalkeeper and strongest League

The IFFHS visited Paris on the 4th of September 2014 to give the trophy for
THE WORLD’S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2013 to the Spanish trainer Vicente DEL
BOSQUE (he has already received seven trophies from the IFFHS!) before the
match France vs. Spain and also to honor the Spanish Captain Iker Casillas
for his five trophies from 2008 to 2012 for THE WORLD’S BEST GOALKEEPER.
The IFFHS was also at SOCCEREX in Manchester (8 to 10 September 2014) for an
exhibition and has given there the trophy for THE WORLD’S STRONGEST LEAGUE
2013 to Javier Tebas, the President of the Liga LFP Spain from the hands of
H.R.H. Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, Vice President of FIFA.



The IFFHS handover the Trophys 2013 to Hope Solo for THE WORLD’S BEST WOMEN GOALKEEPER in Cary, North-Carolina /USA on the 20 August at the match USA – Switzerland and to Lena Goessling for THE WORLD’S BEST WOMEN PLAYMAKER and the VfL Wolfsburg for THE WORLD’S BEST WOMEN CLUB in Wolfsburg on the 23 August at the match VfL Wolfsburg – Paris St Germain. Great moments for the Women Soccer!


Sticky Issues

Panini are known all over the world. It’s the plural of the word panino,
Italian for “small bread roll”. So panini are sandwiches.

But Panini also happens to be the family name of the brothers Giuseppe and
Benito. In 1961, they published their first “Calciatori” album, a collection
of Serie A football stickers. Inter captain Bruno Bolchi was on card number
one, while Milan’s Swedish superstar Nils Liedholm, who had just retired,
was pictured on the album’s cover. Continue reading